Focus Fridays… getting started

“The secret of getting ahead is getting started”- Mark Twain As discussed last week, for writers, daydreaming is part the job. Spending time in your thoughts comes with the territory. But how do you start putting ‘pen to paper’? One great way to start is by scheduling. Why is it important? This is the initial […]

Moonlight Mondays(Interview #13)

Maricar Banguis has always been interested in fantasy stories, adventures and traveling. She also enjoys spending time in nature, eating Japanese food and capturing good moments. Peter Pan and Narnia are two of her favorite childhood books that inspired her to write fantasy stories. She loves writing not just for kids, but also for the […]

Focus Fridays… incorporating writing into your day

“The sun’s rays do not burn until brought to a focus “- Alexander Graham Bell How do you bring your work to a focus? Last week’s Focus Fridays mentioned effectively using your available time. What does that mean for writers? What are some ways you can make good use of your time? One way that […]

Moonlight Mondays(Interview #12)

Anna-Karen Sorensen is this week’s Moonlight Mondays author! Her interests include photography, medicine and the state of it, writing/poetry, philosophy/psychology. Anna-Karen currently resides in California, U.S.A 1. What is your debut novel and what inspired its story? Less a novel than a book of poetry and image. “A Fate Unwound Too Soon.” I wrote the […]

Focus Friday’s… direction

“Lack of direction, not lack of time, is the problem. We all have twenty-four hour days”- Zig Ziglar How do you direct your actions toward a clear goal and produce desired results? When it comes to your writing, regardless of which stage in the process you are currently in, … know your direction i.e., have […]